Noodles & Company

Noodles & Company announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,357,143 shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $18.00 per share. All of the shares in the offering are being offered by Noodles & Company. In addition, Noodles...

Joe Gordon has been promoted to senior vice president of supply chain at SpenDifference, a chain restaurant purchasing cooperative.

Gordon, who joined SpenDifference earlier this year, has more than 18 years of experience in his field. Most recently, he was vice president of supply chain...

In the first brand-wide advertising for Noodles & Company, the brand is rolling out outdoor, newspaper (direct-to-subscriber), digital, and radio to support its first-ever brand I.D., “Your World Kitchen,” intended to convey its broad range of cuisines.

The campaign is the...

April 2013

Though research and development used to be an old boys’ club in the limited-service industry, the tables are slowly starting to turn.

As quick serves and fast casuals expand their gender horizons both in the C-suite and beyond, more women are leading R&D efforts and bringing...

The first signs of spring are budding at Noodles & Company. The brand announces that it is offering three new seasonal items highlighting the peak freshness of asparagus, including an entrée made with a gluten-free fusilli noodle. 

For the third consecutive year, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) recognizes four outstanding foodservice chain operators through the COEX Innovation Awards.

The winners will receive their awards during IFMA’s Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), March 3...

OLO, the fastest-growing digital commerce engine for restaurants, announced a $5 million dollar Series B financing from PayPal and existing investors. 

The New York–based company is hiring as it aggressively scales operations for a breakout year in 2013.

OLO allows...

Fast-casual restaurant chain Noodles & Company will introduce a brand repositioning, as “Your World Kitchen,” and has selected advertising agency TDA_Boulder to develop and execute it, via out-of-home, radio, digital, print, and in-store advertising and social media marketing.

November 2012

Wine connoisseurs for years looked down their noses at beer, considering the latter, better-selling beverage as a drink of the “common man.”

That view is slowly evolving, however, as an increasing number of Americans become fans of the many craft beers being brewed all across...

Noodles & Company, the fast-casual restaurant concept with more than 300 locations throughout the U.S. that features a collection of dishes from around the world, announces an area development agreement with Doherty Enterprises, the 10th largest restaurant franchise in the United States....

Noodles & Company, the fast-casual restaurant concept with more than 300 locations throughout the U.S. that features a collection of dishes from around the world, has announced an area development agreement with Mascott Corporation, owner and operator of six restaurant brands in the New...

Noodles & Company, the fast-casual restaurant concept with more than 300 locations throughout the U.S. that features a collection of dishes from around the world, is bringing slow-braised, naturally raised pork to the menu.

As one of the most popular meats across many of the world...

September 2012

Robert Barton isn’t afraid to let a new product stand in the way of his success. The Connecticut-based franchisee was one of the first to the better-burger category, having opened four Five Guys units between 2005 and 2010. When he and his business partner sold in 2010, they had three of...

Noodles & Company, the restaurant brand that features a collection of dishes from around the world, announced today the opening of its 300th system-wide restaurant. The 300th restaurant is located in Waterloo, Iowa, on Crossroads Boulevard. 

To commemorate...

October 2011

It’s the type of food that makes us think of home, mom’s cooking, and simpler times. To many, the tastes and smells evoke warmth, good memories, and inner peace.

In short, comfort.

Every nation and culture seems to have its own version of comfort food, from Mexican...

Noodles & Company is releasing two new limited-time-only summer salad offerings.

Backyard Barbecue Chicken Salad with fresh-cut corn is a hearty, nutritious salad featuring marinated pulled chicken breast with ripe Roma tomatoes and chopped red cabbage served over mixed greens and...

April 2011

Each year QSR surveys the best and the brightest culinary professionals in the industry to find out what’s hot and what’s not when it comes to your menu. The exclusive annual Chef Survey, unveils innovative menu items that reflect the year’s newest and most exciting...

Noodles & Company—the Colorado-based restaurant concept that serves made-to-order noodles, salads, and sandwiches inspired from around the world—announced a new development agreement with franchise group Prairie Pasta Company.

Noodles & Company, a Colorado‐based fast-casual restaurant concept serving noodles, soups, salads, and sandwiches from around the world, announced it will implement PeopleMatter HIRE in its 212 company-owned restaurants to help find, hire, and onboard exceptional employees. Noodles will...

Noodles & Co., the Broomfield, Colorado-based noodle fast-casual, has been acquired by an investment group that's led by Catterton Partners.

The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, however, Catterton Partners has invested in foodservice brands including P.F....